Producing colored mulch can be a great way to add new products to your existing operation, grow your customer base and maximize profits. If you already own a grinder and/or screening equipment, then the upfront investment to produce colored mulch is minimal, and the opportunity to improve your bottom line can be significant.
Horizontal Grinders were first introduced in the late 90’s as an alternative to the tub grinder. Similar to tub grinders, there are a variety of sizes and horsepower, designed to handle land-clearing debris, bark, brush, logs, stumps, wood construction and demolition (“C&D”) material,
Before setting up a wood and yardwaste recycling operation, the questions “What products will be produced?” must be answered. This post will cover a variety of the most common marketable products in a wood and yardwaste recycling operation.
Loading Your Grinder, Plan Ahead!
How you plan to load your tub grinder or horizontal grinder will significantly impact your machine selection, production rates and operating costs. Factors such as load height, infeed size, bucket or grapple size, and the operator’s view will all play a role in the success of your operation.
In this post we will describe how to change the hammers in your pin & plate style hammermill for your tub grinder or horizontal grinder. We will also provide time and money saving tips to help you get the job done quickly and efficiently as possible.
Considering the Pros and Cons of Going Electric (An overview of the benefits and drawbacks of owning an electric tub grinder or horizontal grinder)
Little doubt the key advantage of diesel power over electric for your tub grinder or horizontal grinder is mobility. But if your grinder can operate in a fixed location, and you have a facility with or capable of upgrading to 460V 60 Hz 3 phase,